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PO Box 407
Chesapeake City, MD 21915
(302) 376-PAWS (phone)
(410) 885-5685  (fax)

Paws for Life is located on private property, and is a volunteer-run facility, so appointments MUST be made in order to meet our dogs!

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May Day 2018

Paws for Life 5k Trail Run/Walk & 2 Mile Fun Dog Walk

Saturday May 5, 2018 – 9:30 am
Registration begins at 8 am
Rain or Shine

Paws for Life Dog Kennel  
435 Mitton Road  Chesapeake City, MD 21915

Preregistration $25.00 – Day of event $30.00
Join us for a rare opportunity to run or walk a 5k (with or without your dog) or just walk through some of Maryland’s most beautiful protected land, while raising money to help our rescued dogs.  Our 5k starts the day with runners and walkers following the trails in the serene countryside and sprint to the finish on blacktop.  Shortly after, our 2 mile dog walk begins with trivia along the trail.  Runners and walkers will return to a family fun Cookout, Entertainment by Box Turtle Bob, 5k awards, canine games with prizes, vendors and silent auction.
Medals - Overall male and female winners; for top 3 male/female in age groups 9 & under, 10 -14, 15-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 & over; for top 3 male/female walkers;  for top 3 male/female 5k runners with Dogs  Special award to the Top Male & Female 5k runner with Dog Division.  One Medal per placed participant.  T-Shirt guaranteed to first 200 entrants. 

Timing:  NOVA Timing Systems will chip time using the
MYLAPS BibTag Timing System

Pre-Registration online
or click here to download a flyer and entry form

To donate items for Silent Auction or Vendor Information: – 302-275-0495

A Huge Thank You to our 2017 Sponsors!



Middletown Veterinary Hospital

366 Warwick Road
Middletown, DE 19709


664 Churchmans Road
Newark, Delaware 19702


Artesian Water

1201 N. Market Street, Suite 1501
Wilmington, DE 19801-1163

Shure-Line Electric

ShureLine Electrical
100 Artisan Drive,
Smyrna, Delaware 19977



Buttonwood Beach RV Resort

P. O. Box 28
Earleville, MD 21919

Maloumian Oriental Rugs

231 W. Mt. Pleasant Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19119

The Kirsh Law Firm

112 E. Cecil Avenue
North East, MD 21901

Tina M. M. Jacono Long and Foster Real Estate

116 E. Pulaski Highway
Elkton, MD 21921

Steve & Ellen Ritchie

Wendy Moon/Moonscape Solutions

1132 N. Saint Augustine Road
Chesapeake City, MD 21915


500 Delaware Avenue
Wilmington, DE 19801

Patterson Price Real Estate

Land & Farm Properties
5 E. Green Street
Middletown, DE 19709

Pest 24

1085 Clayton Delaney Road
Clayton, DE 19938

Dewson Construction Co.

7 S. Lincoln Street
Wilmington, DE 19805



Weymouth, Swayze & Corroon

5710 Kennett Pike
P. O. Box 3939
Wilmington, DE 19807

Carpenters Auto Repair Inc.

2558 Augustine Herman Hwy.
Chesapeake City, MD 21915

Winbak Farm

155 Yearling Row
Chesapeake City, MD 21915

Camp Chiropractic

272 Carter Dr
Suite 120
Middletown, DE 19709

Beeline Services LLC

P. O. Box 11
Port Penn, DE 19731

A. S. Jacono LLC

P. O. Box 11
Port Penn, DE 19731

Scheeler Seeds LLC

P. O. Box 490
Cecilton, MD 21913-0490

Brian Johnson Inc.

1724 Dixie Line Road
Newark, DE 19702

Broken Spoke Winery

942 Glebe Road
Earleville, MD 21919

Thea Hall/Berkshire Hathaway Home Services

P. O. Box 448
Chesapeake City, MD 21915

Aubren Farm

Clifton L. Bakhsh, Jr. Inc.

4450 Summit Bridge Road
Middletown, DE 19709










May Day 2018
5K and Fun Dog Walk

Saturday, May 5th

click here for more info

download a flyer and
entry form here

2017 Capital Campaign Letter

Click here to read our
annual letter

Memorial Garden

Honor a beloved pet, family member or friend and help our rescue dogs at the same time,

click here for more information

Please help us find homes for our dogs. Download and print a flyer to post in your area!

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Donate a Bed

Please consider donating a Kuranda bed for our rescue dogs!
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Your donation to Paws For Life will allow us to rescue more death row dogs. It's easy to do and you'll get a lick on your nose for doing it!

If you are donating in honor of, or in memory of someone please make sure to notate the person's name on your paypal donation so that we can be sure to apply the donation appropriately.

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